Lance Armstrong’s continues to be charged with raping an intoxicated teen 3 years ago.
Luke Lance armstrong, 21, was arrested Tuesday and it has been billed with sexual assault of a kid, KVUE reports. The victim told police that whenever she was 16, Lance armstrong, who had been 18 at that time, selected her up from the party in June 2018 while she was drunk and then raped her.
Lance armstrong was launched by himself recognizance on Tuesday, KVUE reports. Randy Leavitt, a lawyer for Lance armstrong, denied the claims against his client, who he states is at a consensual relationship using the victim during the time of the alleged sexual assault.
“It wasn’t a 1-time factor,” Leavitt told KXAN. “They had something of the relationship happening for a short period of your time.”
Police launched their analysis following the victim, now 19, reported the alleged assault to police in November 2020, based on KVUE. The victim stated she known as Lance armstrong for any ride after she got intoxicated in a party. She stated that they did not recall the ride to the home he required her to – which local outlets recommended was likely his father’s – but automobile on a couch before falling to sleep. She later automobile up again to locate that Lance armstrong was on the top of her and kissing her, she stated, based on an arrest affidavit acquired by KVUE. She was not able to battle him off due to his size, and that he raped her, she stated she given out throughout the assault. He gave her a trip home after, she stated.
Police interviewed people near to the victim, whose remembrances almost daily matched the allegations and who remembered seeing a general change in the victim’s behavior around then, based on KVUE. A lot of individuals interviewed told police the victim said excitedly that she’d been sexually assaulted, save for just one person, who claimed that what went down was consensual, based on KXAN.
The victim, using the support of police, known as Lance armstrong in December 2020, and through that conversation he accepted to getting sex together with her, KVUE reports. He claimed to possess been consuming at that time, but stated he appreciated driving her to his father’s house. Also, he claimed that they requested when they would have sex and that they walked towards the bed by herself, the affidavit states.
Lance armstrong, who’s presently students at Grain College, has got the full support of his family and they’re presently gathering evidence to construct his defense, his lawyer stated, based on KXAN.
Inside a statement acquired by KVUE, Leavitt stated he expects that Lance armstrong is going to be proven innocent.
“A complete overview of the details will confirm what’s been alleged absolutely didn’t occur along with a proper and thorough legal process will exonerate Luke,” his full statement reads. “What happened 3 years ago in senior high school wasn’t a criminal offense and it was not really a sexual assault. It had been a consensual relationship then and ongoing consensually between two youthful adults, with ultimately going their separate ways. These charges should not happen to be filed, definitely not 3 years later. However, thankfully, the Texas courts works and can establish Luke’s innocence.”
Luke Lance armstrong is among three children that Lance Lance armstrong, now a parent of 5, explains to his ex-wife. Lance Lance armstrong, once a proficient and revered cyclist, had his titles stripped from him following a 2012 analysis figured that he’d secretly used performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career.
The senior Lance armstrong hasn’t commented openly around the charges against his boy.
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